| Oct 22, 2011
Three years ago, a Druid priestess and her Roman lover walked willingly and melodically into a blazing pyre as the curtain fell on a performance of Bellini's "Norma" at the Lyric Opera House. Those epic characters were not the only ones being consumed....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:03 AM
London -- Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations reached a climax Tuesday as she and other members of the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for a flypast.
Aircraft from the Battle of Britain -- including Spitfires and a...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:06 PM
If you've been staring at the huge banner of the beautiful Renee Fleming on the back of the Civic Opera House — or noting how well the Lyric Opera of Chicago finds the sex and glamour in its promotion of its season of operas — you're...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Chicago opera lovers impatient to learn what innovations Anthony Freud will put into place now that he is well and truly ensconced as general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, will have to cool their heels.
The first Lyric season to fall entirely under...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
No one blockbuster event stood out in the year that's ending, but Hampton Roads experienced a strong year of music and theater.
The economy improved just a hair so that audience members felt a little more comfortable dipping into their wallets. The...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 6:44 PM
| Feb 24, 2009
| 12:49 PM
Fort Lauderdale soprano Nadine Sierra has sung her way to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
The 20-year-old veteran of the Palm Beach Opera's Young Artist Program has won the Metropolitan's National Council Audition, a highly prestigious honor that...
| Jan 14, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva The stars will come out in force Sunday afternoon for a pre-inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial: Beyonce, Garth Brooks, Sheryl Crow, Herbie Hancock, John Mellencamp, Shakira, Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder and more. The...
| Jan 18, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva It will be tough to get a good look at the star-studded cast of singers and other artists lining up at the Lincoln Memorial today, unless you have braved the cold (34 with rain and snow possible)......